NEW: Watertown police investigating attempted ATM theft

February 3, 2023
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown police are investigating an attempted burglary involving a cash machine at a local credit union.

It happened early Thursday morning, just before 3:30, when police responded to a burglar alarm at Dakotaland Credit Union on Highway 212.

The suspects had used tow hooks in an attempt to rip open the cash machine.

The suspects were unable to get it open, and fled on foot before police got there.

The cash machine was damaged.

The suspects left behind a blue Ford pickup truck at the scene that had been stolen earlier from Value Motors in Watertown.

Anyone with information on the suspects involved in this incident are asked to contact Watertown police.